A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a company that owns or finances income-generating real estate. In this current day, investors can choose from a variety of REITs whose underlying real assets are properties housing commercial, retail, hospitality, and even industrial businesses. Recently, medical facilities and data centres have been added to the mix. A particular REIT does not have to specialise in one area and could also own properties tenanted by businesses from other sectors.

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